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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What fits the Earth-displacement theory in Chapter 50?
2. What do the documents in Chapter 43 list?
3. What did the Sun God, Ra, do?
4. Who were Palermo Stone and Turin Papyrus?
5. What did sacred writings offer evidence of in Chapter 41?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain why seasons occur in different hemispheres.
2. Why was Bauval's discovery that Orion's three belt stars are not in a straight line significant?
3. What theory is the focus of Chapter 51?
4. Why did specialists misinterpret or ignore Bauval's discovery as evidence of an ancient civilization?
5. Was Jane Sellers correct about the key astronomical numbers playing minor roles in the Osiris myths?
6. Is it a coincidence that the Great Pyramid is an accurate scale-model of Earth's northern hemisphere?
7. Is Hancock correct in his assertion that what he discovered that has already happened, can happen again?
8. What is eccentricity?
9. What explains the fluctuations in Egyptian agriculture, as explored in Chapter 46?
10. In Chapter 38, how did the Egyptians manage to drill through granite without the necessary tools?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What unsolved mysteries did the author discuss in the book? How did he go about trying to solve them? What appears to be his motivation for uncovering information that might seem trivial to the average person?
Essay Topic 2
What are the ramifications of Hancock's discoveries about the history of Antarctica and the South Pole? How do they relate to contemporary environmental concerns?
Essay Topic 3
Is this book more about the Earth itself or the civilizations who have populated it? Is there a relationship between the two, or are they separate issues that the author explored in his quest to solve mysteries?
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